Karzai denounces Farah explosion
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Tuesday strongly condemned a roadside bombing that killed three children and their father and critically injured their mother in the Lash Juain district of western Farah province.
The family was travelling in a passenger car from the district centre to the Zahik village on Tuesday morning when a landmine exploded beneath their vehicle at about 7am, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.
The blast killed three small children and their father and critically wounded their mother, the statement said, quoting Karzai as condemning the incident as inhuman and barbaric act on the part of Afghanistan’s enemies.
Samadyar, the district chief, said the body of one of the children was blown to bits.
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